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Photo & Video Log

This page contains photos and videos taken during the Life on the Edge expedition that took place August 16 - 27, 2003. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information. camera icon If a picture of a movie camera icon is present, a QuickTime video can be viewed by clicking on the image. Other video formats are available on the linked pages.

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The ascent of a dive on the southern Lophelia shelf off the Carolinas.

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The ascent of a dive on the southern Lophelia shelf. (QuickTime, 1.3 Mb)

Deployment and descent of the Johnson-Sea-Link 2

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Deployment and descent of the Johnson-Sea-Link II. (QuickTime, 1.0 Mb)

Sonar images revealing details about the Snowy Wreck vessel.

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Sonar images revealing details about the Snowy Wreck vessel. (QuickTime, 1.1 Mb)

Images

Expedition Team

Summary
Expedition Team.

Brittle Star

Summary
Bright orange Brittle Star.

lionfish

Summary
Lionfish specimen.

media crew

Summary
A boat picks up the Media crew.

Broken urchin, with its Aristotle’s Lantern fully exposed but intact.

August 27
Broken urchin, with its Aristotle’s Lantern fully exposed but intact.

A beautiful pale orange and white sea urchin

August 27
A beautiful pale orange and white sea urchin.

Observing the locomotion of a brittle star

August 27
Observing the locomotion of a brittle star.

Sea star collected for analysis back at one of the onshore laboratories

August 26
Sea star collected for analysis back at one of the onshore laboratories.

Initial work up at sea

August 26
Initial work up at sea.

Sea urchin collected for analysis at the onshore laboratories.

August 26
Sea urchin collected for analysis at the onshore laboratories.

Octopus, often collected and shipped to the Smithsonian for analysis.

August 26
Octopus, often collected and shipped to the Smithsonian for analysis.

Band wing flyingfish

August 25
Band wing flyingfish.

Dipnetting is a  technique to collect flyingfish.

August 25
Dipnetting is a technique to collect flyingfish.

Small wing flyingfish

August 25
Small wing flyingfish.

Stomiid sp, a mid-water fish.

August 24
Stomiid sp, a mid-water fish.

Tucker trawl deployed for a 30-minute set.

August 24
Tucker trawl deployed for a 30-minute set.

Brass block attached to the wire and sent  down the line to close the trawl net.

August 24
Brass block attached to the wire and sent down the line to close the trawl net.

The Seabird 39 temperature and depth recorder.

August 24
The Seabird 39 temperature and depth recorder.

Glass sponge,  found at a depth of more than 1500 feet

August 23
Glass sponge, found at a depth of more than 1500 feet.

Educator at Sea, inside the stern compartment of the JSLII.

August 23
Educator at Sea, inside the stern compartment of the JSLII.

Teamwork in the wet lab.

August 23
Teamwork in the wet lab.

View from inside the ‘bubble’ of the JSLII.

August 23
View from inside the ‘bubble’ of the JSLII.

Sunrise off the bow of the RV SEWARD JOHNSON.

August 23
Sunrise off the bow of the RV SEWARD JOHNSON.

Sea urchin,  collected during the JSL dive.

August 22
Sea urchin, collected during the JSL dive.

Videographer Art Howard prepares to take a dive.

August 22
Videographer Art Howard prepares to take a dive.

The Johnson-Sea-Link submersible.

August 22
The Johnson-Sea-Link submersible.

 iridescent nudibranch

August 22
This iridescent nudibranch looks like a creature from another planet.

Collecting muscle tissue samples  from organisms, like this Greeneye.

August 21
Collecting muscle tissue samples from organisms, like this Greeneye.

Neuston net towing.

August 21
Neuston net towing.

Examining the catch from a recent neuston net tow.

August 21
Examining the catch from a recent neuston net tow.

Three-eyed flounder.

August 21
Three-eyed flounder.

Media rep.s, visiting the R/V Seward Johnson.

August 20
Media rep.s, visiting the R/V Seward Johnson.

A zoologist with NOAA  interviewed by a rep. from UNC TV.

August 20
A zoologist with NOAA interviewed by a rep. from UNC TV.

Dip netting for Sargassum off the ship’s stern.

August 20
Dip netting for Sargassum off the ship’s stern.

Portunid crab

August 20
Portunid crab.

Spiny oyster and conglomerate.

August 19
Spiny oyster and conglomerate.

Pillow Star

August 19
Pillow Star.

Squat lobster.

August 19
Squat lobster.

Porcelain crab.

August 19
Porcelain crab.

R/V SEWARD JOHNSON’S ROV being launched.

August 18
R/V SEWARD JOHNSON’S ROV being launched.

The stern section of the Johnson-Sea-Link submersible.

August 17
The stern section of the Johnson-Sea-Link submersible.

Greeneyes are known for their iridescent blue-green eyes.

August 17
Greeneyes are known for their iridescent blue-green eyes.

Soft coral which was found at a depth of more than 1400 feet.

August 17
Soft coral which was found at a depth of more than 1400 feet.

JSL is being recovered.

August 17
JSL is being recovered.

Doni Angell, an Educator-at-sea.

August 16
Doni Angell, an Educator-at-sea.

The Johnson-Sea-Link submersible.

August 16
The Johnson-Sea-Link submersible.

Books are tied with rope  in anticipation of rough seas.

August 16
Books are tied with rope in anticipation of rough seas.

 

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